Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2011 22:19:24 -1000 From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org> To: Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@....com> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>, Vasiliy Kulikov <segoon@...nwall.com>, Manuel Lauss <manuel.lauss@...glemail.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Richard Weinberger <richard@....at>, Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu>, kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com, "Paul E. McKenney" <paul.mckenney@...aro.org> Subject: Re: [PATCH] shm: fix a race between shm_exit() and shm_init() On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 10:05 PM, Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@....com> wrote: > > Reordering the initcalls seems the easiest solution, but it is still very > fragile... So that's what I tried to do, by making it a "pure_initcall()". Even that didn't seem to be enough according to Manuel. Can you try my patch (that makes just that ipc ns init be a pure_initcall(), together with your hack on top of Andrew's? What is it that happens so early that even pure_initcall() hasn't been done yet? Linus
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